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Lupe Fiasco Net Worth

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Lupe Fiasco net worth:
$14 Million

Lupe Fiasco information

Lupe Fiasco information

Birth date: February 17, 1982
Birth place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Profession:Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Rapper, Singer, Artist, Entrepreneur, Music artist
Nationality:United States of America

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Lupe Fiasco Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Born Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, Lupe Fiasco is a well known figure in the music industry. It has recently been announced that the net worth of Lupe Fiasco is around $14 million. Lupe has earned his net worth through many endeavours including singing, producing and promoting his own business. He has founded the record label 1st & 15th Entertainment and is the CEO of the company. Fiasco has been accumulating his net worth since 1999.

Lupe Fiasco Net Worth $14 Million

Wasalu Muhammad Jaco was born on February 16, 1982 in Chicago, United States. He was raised in a big family with eight siblings.

Lupe Fiasco is considered to be a hip hop artist. During his career he has worked under the labels Atlantic and 1st & 15th Entertainment. Lupe Fiasco has added much to his net worth by releasing nineteen singles, four studio albums, thirty-six music videos, seven soundtracks and nine official mixtapes. The most successful singles were ‘Superstar’ (2007) featuring Matthew Santos which reached the 3rd position on the US Rap chart and was certified platinum in US; ‘The Show Goes On’ (2010) which reached the 4th position of US Rap chart and was certified three times platinum in US, two times platinum in Australia and gold in New Zealand; and ‘Battle Scars’ (2012) which reached the top position of US Rap chart and was certified platinum in US, nine times platinum in Australia and two times platinum in New Zealand.

His studio albums were more successful, though. Lupe has released four of them as follows: ‘Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor’ (2006), ‘Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool’ (2007), ‘Lasers’ (2011) and ‘Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1’ (2012) which have added much to his net worth as all four studio albums have topped the US Rap chart. The last two albums also reached the top position on the US R&B chart, and ‘Lasers’ has also reached the first position of US chart. ‘Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool’ and ‘Lasers’ have been certified gold in US.

Lupe Fiasco has received many nominations and awards during his career but the most important was the Grammy Award received for his song ‘Daydreamin’ (with Jill Scott) in 2008. He has been nominated for Grammy Awards twelve times, but won only once. However, he has won an AOL Music Award, MTV2 Award, and USA’s Character Approved Award. Currently, Lupe is working on his fifth album entitled ‘Tetsuo & Youth’ which is going to be released in 2015. In the songs Fiasco usually points out social problems and is considered to be the beginner of conscious hip hop movement.

Besides singing, Lupe together with Charles Patton began their own business, founding an independent record label entitled 1st & 15th Entertainment in 2001. The company is also a significant source of the total amount of Fiasco’s net worth and wealth. Later, Fiasco founded another company which produces various things from clothing to toys, called Righteous Kung-Fu.

Lupe Fiasco is still single.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Todd's Pop Song Reviews 2011-2015 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Rap Critic Reviews 2011-2015 TV Series performer - 7 episodes
Late Night with Seth Meyers TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2015
WilliamHill.com UK Championship TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
The Voice 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X Factor TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Formula 1: BBC Sport TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Fright Night 2011 performer: "Letting Go"
So You Think You Can Dance 2008-2011 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Late Show with David Letterman TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2011 writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2011
20 to 1 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
The Twilight Saga: New Moon 2009 performer: "Solar Midnite" - uncredited / producer: "Solar Midnite" - uncredited / writer: "Solar Midnite" - as W. Jaco, uncredited
Prom Night 2008/I performer: "We All Want the Same Thing" / writer: "We All Want the Same Thing"
One Tree Hill TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Pagrobimas 2008/I performer: "Change" / writer: "Change" - as W. Jaco
Madden NFL 2007 2006 Video Game performer: "The Instrumental"
Entourage 2006 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Need for Speed: Most Wanted 2005 Video Game performer: "Tilted"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Little Ballers 2013 Documentary executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Check the Rhyme 2016 Documentary Himself
Hangout Music Fest 2015 TV Special
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Tavis Smiley 2008-2015 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Stand Up to Cancer 2014 TV Special Himself
Conan 2013 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011-2013 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Last Call with Carson Daly 2008-2013 TV Series Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 2006-2012 TV Series Himself / Himself - Musical Guest / Featuring Matt Santos
The X Factor 2012 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
RapFix Live 2012 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2008-2012 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards 2011 TV Special Himself - Performer
MTV Video Music Awards 2011 2011 TV Special Himself - Nominee
What's Trending 2011 TV Series Himself
2011 MTV Movie Awards 2011 TV Special Himself - Performer
The Colbert Report 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest and Musical Guest
Lopez Tonight 2011 TV Series Himself
Fair Game? 2010 Documentary Himself
Summit on the Summit 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Lupe Fiasco: Halloween Night Doc 2009 Video documentary
The People Speak 2009 Documentary Himself
Bring Your 'A' Game 2009 Documentary short Himself - Hip-Hop Artist
Fuse: Live from Voodoo Experience 2008 TV Movie Themselves - Performers
MTV Video Music Awards 2008 2008 TV Special Himself
Q with Jian Ghomeshi 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2008 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2008 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2008 TV Series Himself
mtvU Woodie Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Himself - Performer
4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors 2007 TV Movie Himself
BET Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Himself
Real Talk: The Blueprint for a Safer Philadelphia 2007 Documentary short Himself
BET Hip-Hop Awards 2006 TV Special Himself - Cypher
Showtime at the Apollo 2006 TV Series Himself
One Tree Hill 2006 TV Series Himself
The Album Chart Show 2006 TV Series
Rap City 2006 TV Series Himself
My Shot With 2006 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beef 4 2007 Video documentary Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Urban/Alternative Performance · Jill Scott

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap Album For the album "Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album. Pt. 1."
2012 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap Performance For the song "The Show Goes On."
2012 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap Album For the album "Lasers."
2009 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap Solo Performance For the song "Paris, Tokyo."
2009 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap/Sung Collaboration · Matthew Santos
2009 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap Album For the album "The Cool."


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#Fact
1 Working on his sophomore album, tentatively titled 'The Cool', which is scheduled for release in summer of '07. [January 2007]
2 Released first album, 'Food & Liquor'. [September 2006]
3 Released the first single, "Superstar", from his upcoming second album, 'The Cool'. [September 2007]
4 He released his sophomore album 'Lupe Fiasco's The Cool' on December 18th (US). [December 2007]
5 Once competed in academic decathlons.
6 In 2008 his song "Superstar" (featuring Matthew Santos) became a top ten hit in the United States.
7 He named himself after the song, "Firm Fiasco", by the hip-hop super-group, The Firm.
8 Growing up, he had the nickname "Lu", the last part of his first name.
9 Has four brothers and five sisters. Lupe is the youngest.
10 His father was an African drummer, and his mother was a gourmet chef who often traveled the world.
11 Lupe had been signed to Epic Records along with his group, "Da Pak", but later signed a solo deal with Arista Records.
12 His album "Food & Liquor" had been in the works for approximately five years. The project had grown and changed over time.
13 He says hip-hop artist Nas' sophomore album, "It Was Written", was his primary source for inspiration.
14 He is highly influenced by 'Crucial Conflict' and Nas, among others.
15 He began to rap when he was in the eighth grade, but pursued it fully when he turned 17.
16 He has a passion for skateboarding, which he discusses in his song "Kick Push". This was the first single from his debut album, 'Food & Liquor'.
17 He was raised in the west end of Chicago.

#Quote
1 When I retire, I want to step away on a positive note. What you put out into the world comes back to you. You actually change the world with what you do. I want to put some good in the world.


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